BD to Appeal Mixed Verdict in Antitrust Suit Brought by RTI

October 7, 2013
Becton Dickinson plans to appeal a jury’s mixed verdict in an antitrust case brought by Retractable Technologies. The Little Elm, Texas, company sued BD for anticompetitive behavior, including violating syringe patents. The jury backed RTI on a Lanham Act claim and a claim for attempted monopolization based on deception in the safety syringe market, awarding RTI $113.5 million.
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